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Letting Go

December 1, 2010


That Philip Roth is one of the best writers alive may not be up for debate. There are those who might not be fans of his long-winded style, as well as many who believe his writing is chauvinistic. But even most critics of his work acknowledge his enormous stature in the modern American canon; he […]

Jeff Klein

November 14, 2010


I never like to use the blog section of my site for anything too personal; I mostly try to keep “I” out of it and just do straight reviews of books/movies/restaurants, or commentary on magazines or albums, or even essays or op-eds about the current state of some social construct, except with the idea of […]

Divine Rhyme

March 20, 2010


Recently I wrote a big feature for about the young rapper Sam Adams, who I happen to have gone to high school with. You can find the article here or its slimmer, more Wayland-focused incarnation from The Wayland Town Crier newspaper here. Anyway, I began interviewing the kid and his management, and listening to […]


November 29, 2008


Philip Roth is almost perfect (there’s just the problem of the ending) in his pacing of this enthralling little story. And although it’s very short, and bitterly angry in tone, it’s instantly one of my top three Roth titles. For what it’s worth, these are the other Roth novels I’ve read, in order: The Human […]